ERIC Number: ED259381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 33 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) aphesis in English; (2) the linguistic representation of tone; (3) discourse structure and anaphora in written and conversational English; (4) a tagmemic analysis of conversation and the speech situation; (5) orality, literacy, and the computerization of language; (6) parallel structures in syntax; (7) the validity of definitions; (8) the metalinguistic abilities of intermediate-age students; (9) the development of subordinate structures in child language; (10) interrogative strategies--cognitive and age-related aspects of acquisition; (11) a sociolinguistic investigation of the structures of sixth grade science and arts lessons with particular attention to verification-of-learning activities; (12) systemic cohesion in published general academic English; and (13) the effects of linguistic and psychosocial factors on children's logical performance. (HOD)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Language, Cohesion (Written Composition), Definitions, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English, Grammar, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Language Skills, Oral Language, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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